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      Instrument data
      Senority
      Senior Unsecured
      Currency
      USD
      ISIN
      BE6271706747
      Coupon percent
      2.875%
      Coupon type
      Fixed:Plain Vanilla Fixed Coupon
      Instrument volume
      1,000,000,000
      Maturity date
      18/09/2024
      -
      AA- Outlook: Negative
      AA- Outlook: Negative
      Latest change
      Outlook/trend
      15/09/2023
      General information
      Rating
      Public
      Unsolicited
      With no issuer participation
      UK endorsed
      EU Rated
      Thibault Vasse Lead analyst
      Alvise Lennkh-Yunus Committee chair
      Scope affirms the Kingdom of Belgium's ratings at AA-; revises the Outlook to Negative from Stable

      15/9/2023 Rating announcement EN

      Scope affirms the Kingdom of Belgium's ratings at AA-; revises the Outlook to Negative from Stable

      Wide budget deficits, rising public debt and persistent governance challenges drive the outlook revision. A wealthy and diversified economy, robust market access, a strong debt profile, and sound external position support the ratings.

      Scope affirms the Kingdom of Belgium's credit ratings at AA- and maintains the Stable Outlook

      14/10/2022 Rating announcement EN

      Scope affirms the Kingdom of Belgium's credit ratings at AA- and maintains the Stable Outlook

      A wealthy and diversified economy, a robust market access, a strong debt profile and a sound external position support the ratings. Deteriorating fiscal fundamentals and structural economic bottlenecks represent credit challenges.

      Scope downgrades the Kingdom of Belgium's ratings to AA-; Outlook revised to Stable

      28/5/2021 Rating announcement EN

      Scope downgrades the Kingdom of Belgium's ratings to AA-; Outlook revised to Stable

      Material and lasting impact of Covid-19 on fiscal fundamentals and structural economic bottlenecks drive downgrade. A wealthy and diversified economy, strong market access and sturdy debt profile as well as a sound external position are credit strengths.

      Scope affirms Belgium’s rating at AA and revises the Outlook to Negative

      7/2/2020 Rating announcement EN

      Scope affirms Belgium’s rating at AA and revises the Outlook to Negative

      Increasing fiscal slippage, still-high public debt levels and weakening economic prospects drive the Outlook change; a favourable debt profile and market access, macroeconomic stability, and a strong external position are credit strengths.

      Scope affirms Belgium’s credit rating at AA with Stable Outlook.

      18/5/2018 Rating announcement EN

      Scope affirms Belgium’s credit rating at AA with Stable Outlook.

      A diversified, wealthy economy with strong funding flexibility, sound external position and structural reform efforts support the rating. High debt levels, weak productivity growth, labour market rigidities and housing price vulnerability are constraints.

      Scope confirms and publishes Belgium’s credit rating of AA, changes Outlook to Stable

      30/6/2017 Rating announcement EN

      Scope confirms and publishes Belgium’s credit rating of AA, changes Outlook to Stable

      Euro area membership, a wealthy and diversified economy, a sound external position and reform efforts, support the rating. Slow fiscal consolidation, high debt and labour market rigidities, are constraints.

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